Disney theme parks welcome around 250,000 guests per day. While the experience is a dream come true for children, adults battle with a more bittersweet experience filled with queues, bag holding and forking out on extortionate snacks throughout the day.
Naturally, the rich and famous have a much more elusive outing – and so can you – if you’re willing to pay around £25,000 to gain “special access” to the “exceptional service” at Disney’s exclusive Club 33.
This is then followed up with an annual cost of more than £11,000 to maintain membership.
The secret door may look rather anti-climatic from the outset, but behind it is decked with secretive lavish bars and restaurants with decadent furniture for VIPs to take a well-deserved break.
According to Disney, the Club 33 concept was created by Walt Disney himself to entertain special guests with a variety of tailored experiences.
It offers “special access and exceptional service at the Club 33 locations at Walt Disney World Resort”, and “each venue is uniquely themed to represent Walt and Lillian’s adventures around the world.”
Membership benefits are said to include annual passes to the parks, 50 single-day admission tickets, and five private VIP tours each year. Some of its supposed members include Elton John, Elizabeth Taylor, Tom Hanks and Christina Aguilera.